Tag: Masculinities

Governing Masculinities in the Early Modern Period Regulating Selves and Others


Jacqueline Van Gent, "Governing Masculinities in the Early Modern Period: Regulating Selves and Others "
English | ISBN: 1409432386 | 2011 | 342 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Documenting lived experiences of men in charge of others, this collection creates a social and cultural history of early modern governing masculinities. It examines the tensions between normative discourses and lived experiences and their manifestations in a range of different sources; and explores the insecurities, anxieties and instability of masculine governance and the ways in which these were expressed (or controlled) in emotional states, language or performance. Focussing on moments of exercising power, the collection seeks to understand the methods, strategies, discourses or resources that men were able (or not) to employ in order to have this power. In order to elucidate the mechanisms of male governance the essays explore the following questions: how was male governance demonstrated and enacted through men’s (and women’s) bodies? What roles did women play in sustaining, supporting or undermining governing masculinities? And what are the relationship of specific spaces such as household or urban environments to notions and practice of governance? Finally, the collection emphasises the power of sources to articulate the ideas of governance held by particular social groups and to obscure those of others. Through a rich and wide range of case studies, the collection explores what distinctions can be seen in ideas of authoritative masculine behaviour across Protestant and Catholic cultures, British and Continental models, from the late medieval to the end of the eighteenth century, and between urban and national expressions of authority.

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Scarecrows of Chivalry English Masculinities after Empire


Scarecrows of Chivalry: English Masculinities after Empire by Praseeda Gopinath
English | April 10, 2013 | ISBN: 0813933811, 081393382X | True EPUB | 280 pages | 0.6 MB
Exploring the fate of the ideal of the English gentleman once the empire he was meant to embody declined, Praseeda Gopinath argues that the stylization of English masculinity became the central theme, focus, and conceit for many literary texts that represented the "condition of Britain" in the 1930s and the immediate postwar era.

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Gender, Youth and Culture Young Masculinities and Femininities


Anoop Nayak, Mary Jane Kehily, "Gender, Youth and Culture: Young Masculinities and Femininities"
English | 2013 | pages: 254 | ISBN: 0230303552 | PDF | 1,1 mb
The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how gender is produced, consumed, regulated and performed in young lives today.

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Men, Masculinities, and Infertilities


Men, Masculinities, and Infertilities
English | 2022 | ISBN: 0367445549 | 177 Pages | PDF True | 5 MB
Drawing on diverse examples from literature, film, memoirs, and popular culture, Men, Masculinities, and Infertilities analyses cultural representations of male infertility.

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